April Tip Sheet

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Financial

Unmet Needs, can provide financial aid grants of up to $1,500 for military service members or immediate family of a service member. They are there when you have fallen on hard times due to deployment or other military-related activity or injuries.

Employment

If you are, or know, an ex-offender looking to re-enter the work force, look to WorkOne. WorkOne's HIRE program has the "goal to help rehabilitated, trained, and determined participants become established in the community and introduce them back into the workforce."

Educational

Make time this coming April for The Excel Centers Class sessions to begin again. Register online and take steps to earn your high school diploma as well as work towards a post-secondary education.

Legal

The Volunteer Lawyer Network, INC. is an organization allowing for better and more equal access to justice for all. If you are in need of Legal Assistance for a case that is allowing for a wait time of at least 30 days, then go to their site and check to see if you are an acceptable applicant for assistance.

Health

What do you really know about Blood Pressure? Gain knowledge about what those numbers mean, as well as information on how to better care for your body according to those numbers!

For the Family

Celebrate the connection between Mishawaka, Indiana and her Sister-City Shiojiri City, Japan. Shiojiri Niwa is one of the few Japanese Gardens in Indiana, come with the family or by yourself to enjoy the tranquil setting and celebrate the unity with nature!

For the Kids

We only have one planet, let's join the Potawatomi Zoo this Earth Day to celebrate the planet, and figure out steps to keep it beautiful and healthy. The Potawatomi Zoo hosts a "Party for the Planet" and they would love to have you there with them!